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Transport industry leading the way in apprenticeships

The transport industry is leading the way in unlocking brilliant careers and tackling the need for the engineers of the future, the Skills and Apprenticeships Minister set out today (July 19).

SECTOR RESPONSE TO POTENTIAL T-LEVEL ROLL-OUT DELAY

Responding to media reporting about potential delays to the full roll-out of T-Level qualifications,

AI will create as many jobs as it displaces by boosting economic growth

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technologies are projected to create as many jobs as they displace in the UK over the next 20 years, according to new analysis by PwC. In absolute terms, around 7 million existing jobs could be displaced, but around 7.2 million could be created, giving the UK a small net jobs boost of around 0.2 million.

Older workers failed by weak enforcement of age discrimination

Discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices The talents of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work are being wasted because of discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices, say The Women and Equalities Committee in their report, "Older people and employment", published today (17 Jul).

£4.2m #WHChallengeFund to help tackle the disability employment gap launched

A £4.2 million Challenge Fund to support people with mental health or musculoskeletal conditions to stay in work has been launched by the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, and the Minister for Mental Health and Inequalities, Jackie Doyle-Price, today (16 July).

Apprenticeship Starts data is out... and they are down again!

DfE today (12 Jul) published their latest Apprenticeships and Traineeships Aug-April 2017/18 statistical release.

Why We Should Encourage Modern Foreign Language Learning

It’s often said that children pick up new skills quickly; that their brains are like sponges and that they absorb information more rapidly. There’s also a perception that it’s easier to learn a language when you’re young and that you’re more likely to become fluent if you start early.

Ethical hacking – a helpful tool for addressing #GDPR compliance in education

With the education sector battling funding cuts the Department for Education has recommended addressing the shortfall by being as cost-effective as possible.

16 to 19 funding for Advanced Maths Premium

The advanced maths premium is funding for additional students studying specified level 3 maths qualifications. 

New co-chair of Apprenticeship Delivery Board is appointed by @AnneMilton

Claire Paul, Director of Leadership Development at the BBC has been appointed co-chair of the ADB - working alongside Trudy Harrison MP.